Tastin the Blues and Chili Contest
Saturday, September 28, 2024  • 12 - 3 pm

Penfield Amphitheater and Kiwanis Stage at Veterans Memorial Park, 3100 Atlantic Avenue, Penfield, NY, 14526
Blues music by Steve Grills and the Roadmasters 
Food Concession! Local Beer Samples! Chili Contest and Judging!

There will be two separate categories for judging: “People’s Choice” and the “Judged” categories.
Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in both categories. $100 cash prize for 1st place “Judged.”

Chili Contest Rules
Chili may be made with beans and/or meatless. Chili entries must display a list of main ingredients at the tasting table. Chili must be served from food-grade equipment. Transported chili must be at least 41 degrees or colder or 140 degrees or warmer. Served chili must maintain a minimum of 140 degrees. All entries must provide a minimum of four gallons of chili for the “People’s Choice” judging. Judged chili will be collected and submitted to judges at 12:45 pm.

Provided by Tastin’ the Blues:
  • 6’ table with a plastic table covering for each chili entry
  • Tent area with electric
  • 2 oz. portion cups for “People’s Choice” judging
  • Spoons and napkins
  • Judging forms
  • Wiping cloth and sanitized solution (for keeping the table clean)
  • Gift Bag for each chili entry

    Provided by the Chili Contestants:
  • A minimum of four gallons of finished chili for the “People’s Choice” judging.
  • Warming/Serving equipment to maintain 140 degrees (Crockpot or steam pans).

    Entry Form